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Once the capital of China, Nanjing is central to Chinese history and culture.

Sitting on the lower Yangtze River, Nanjing it is recognised as one of the four great ancient capitals of China and has long been a centre of education, research, transport and tourism.

The city is continuing to develop at a rapid pace as it looks to keep pace with its Yangtze River rivals, and will host the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.

Study in Nanjing?

Nanjing is well known in China for its great universities, having been the centre of education in Southern China for more than 1,700 years. The city is home to several national universities as well as the usual array of provincial colleges. You can study an undergraduate degree in Nanjing at the following:

As well as these major institutions, there are also plenty of municipal and private universities which offer undergraduate courses. The majority of undergraduate courses are taught in Mandarin, so you will need to take the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) test to proof your language proficiency for most graduate degrees in China. However, there are approximately 30 institutions that offer courses taught in English.

Immigration and visas

Foreign students intending to study on undergraduate degrees in Nanjing for longer than 6 months need to apply for a student visa (X-visa). Applicants will need the following:

  • A passport valid for at least six months after arriving in China
  • A health certificate legalised by the Chinese Embassy
  • A Letter of Admission, Foreign Student Visa Application Form (JW202) issued by the relevant Chinese government unit
     
More information about visas can be found on the website of the relevant Chinese Embassy.

Accommodation and living costs

If you are coming to study in Nanjing as an undergraduate, then it is likely you will choose to stay in university accommodation. This will allow you to meet fellow Chinese and international students, move in quickly without rental hassle and be near your campus.

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